Berry juice concentrates are 100% natural with no added sugar or other preservatives. Some of our concentrates are also available as organic products. NFC Juices have been processed as little as possible.
100% berry powder is made of top quality raw material ensuring that all valuable vitamins, natural flavonoids and minerals are preserved. Spray-dried berry powders are made of 100% berry juice concentrate by spray drying.
In making the berry purées without seeds, the skin and the seeds are separated from the berry, thus leaving only the juice and the pulp in the end product.
First-class, clean berries are always used to produce dried berries and berry powders.
Frozen berries are cleaned using a separation system which has a metal detector, a color separator and an X-ray machine.
Liquid sugar or pear juice concentrate are used to sweeten the sugar infused berries.
The sea buckthorn is a thorny shrub 0.5–3 metres tall. The berry is yellow or yellowish-orange juicy drupe 8–10 mm long. Wild sea buckthorn berries can be picked beginning in October, when they have reached their peak ripeness and are easily detached from the base.
The sea buckthorn has the highest nutrient content of all the wild berries. It is rich in vitamins C and E, fibre and essential fatty acids. Approximately 4 – 7% of the berry’s weight is made up of oil in the pulp and seed consisting primarily of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Sea buckthorn is used in food industry to make sauces, jams, jellies, berry powders and juices. Sea buckthorn oil is used in preparation of dietary supplements and cosmetics.
Kiantama’s sea buckthorns come from berry farms where the berries have been grown responsibly and with respect of nature. Depending of the harvest season and availability the sea buckthorns are Lithuanian, Estonian or Russian origin. Berries are also available in organic quality depending on the product range.